North Green Street Church of Christ in Tupelo will have gospel meetings at 2 p

REVIVAL
n North Green Street Church of Christ in Tupelo will have gospel meetings at 2 p.m. Sunday, with lunch after the 11 a.m. service, and at 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The speaker will be John Shannon of Memphis.
n Old Path Missionary Baptist Church in Belmont will have revival services at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. The evangelist will be Bro. Clatus NeSmith. Bro. Keith L. Hood is the host pastor.
n Victory Temple Outreach Ministry Inc. will have special services Monday through Friday and on June 28. The schedule follows: 7 p.m. Monday, Pastor Kevin Ransey of Spirit of Excellence; 7 p.m. Tuesday, Pastor Fredrick Patterson of Foundation of Truth; 7 p.m. Wednesday, Pastor Nathan Brown of Higher Heights; 7 p.m. Thursday, Pastor Anthony Hatch of Faith Bible Church; 7:30 p.m. Friday, a musical with Minister Chris Hatchett and S4C, Minister Harold Turrentine and Peculiar, Kimble Chapel Male Chorus, Determined, The Lewis Family, Gospel Warriors, Caldwell Singers, more. Services end at 11 a.m. June 28 with Minister Daryl Pettis of Memphis. Willie Thornton is the host pastor.
n Chandlers Temple CME Church will have revival services at 7 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. The speakers will be: the Rev. Ernie Wright of College Hill CME Church of Pontotoc on Tuesday; Elder Leo Wright of Palmetto CME Church of Tupelo on Wednesday; and the Rev. Donnell Nichols of Mt. Zion M.B. Church of Verona on Thursday. The Rev. Charles Young is the host pastor.
n Hopewell United Methodist Church of Corinth will have revival services at 6:30 p.m. June 28-July 1. A covered dish supper will be at 5 p.m. June 28. The speaker will be Andy Stoddard of Ripley First United Methodist Church. The Moses Chapel Youth Choir and Drama Team will lead a praise service on June 28. Cindy Glazier of Grace United Methodist Church of Booneville will sing on June 29. Bro. Rick Wells is the host pastor.
n St. Paul Outreach M.B. Church of Tupelo will have revival services at 5 p.m. June 28 and at 7 p.m. June 29-July 1. The speaker will be the Rev. Cornelius Medcalf, pastor of Cherry Creek M.B. Church of Ecru. The Rev. William A. Shack is the host pastor.
n Hebron United Methodist Church will have revival services at 7:30 p.m. June 28-July 1. The speaker will be the Rev. Trey Lambert, pastor of Kossuth-Pleasant Hill UMC Charge. The Rev. Tim Green is the host pastor.
n Shady Grove Baptist Church of Tishomingo will have revival services at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. June 29-July 3. The evangelist will be Bro. David Webb. Bro. Mike Smith is the host pastor.
n Faith Tabernacle Full Gospel on the Pontotoc/Lee Line will have revival services at 7:15 p.m. July 1-3. The speaker will be Ryan French of Mount Zion of Hamilton. Rendell Hill is the host pastor.
MUSIC
n Still Blessed Trio of Tupelo will be singing at the following places: noon today, Hog Roast cookout and gospel singing, home of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Fredericks, Tremont; 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. Sunday, Macedonia Baptist Church, Union County; 6:30 p.m. Friday, Guntown Community Center; 6 p.m. July 19, Grace Methodist Church, Booneville; 5:45 to 6:45 p.m., Pontotoc Family Auction; 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Aug. 2, Bethel Baptist Church, Nettleton; 6:30 p.m. Aug. 2, Doty Baptist Church, Shannon; 6 p.m. Aug. 30, Amaziah Baptist Church, Hickory Flat; and 7 p.m. Sept. 5, Tom and Dora’s Tree House, Houston.
n The General Progressive Baptist State Convention of Mississippi Inc.’s convention choir will rehearse at 3 p.m. today at Lake Grove M.B. Church, where Dr. J.P. Orr is the host pastor. No new members are being accepted now. The choir will also rehearse at 3 p.m. June 27 and July 11. The location will be announced prior to each rehearsal. For more information, call Evon Huddleston at (662) 767-8334; Mattie Fox at (662) 231-6041; Janice Scales at (662) 844-7729; or Sylvia Thornton at (662) 767-2829.
n The Tracemen Quartet will be in concert at: 5 p.m. today, Fishers of Men homecoming in Pontotoc; and 6:30 p.m. June 28, Wheeler Grove Baptist church in Corinth.
n Chandler Temple CME Church of Verona will have a pre-Father’s Day singing at 6 p.m. today. The Rev. Charles Young is the host pastor.
n Gilmore’s Chapel Methodist Church near Kirkville will have a gospel singing at 7 p.m. today featuring Bro. Loyd Stephens and The Mink Family.
n Prospect Independent Church (formerly Prospect Baptist Church) of Wheeler will have a gospel singing at 7 p.m. today featuring Pickin’ Up the Pieces.
n The Holloway Family will be in concert at 7 p.m. today at Clear Creek Baptist Church of Lamar.
n Saving Grace will be in concert at: 7 p.m. today, singing at John Kyle State Park, Sardis; 10 a.m. Sunday, Old Path Missionary Baptist Church, Belmont; 6 p.m. June 27, Faith Baptist Church, Amory; and 1 p.m. June 28, Butlers Chapel, Corinth.
n Bill Monaghan of Amory will be singing at the following locations: 6 p.m. Sunday, Words of Life Church, Maben; and 6:30 p.m. June 27, Old Church Opry, Ripley.
n The adult choir of New Salem M.B. Church of Pontotoc will observe Choir Day at 5 p.m. June 27. Pastor Carl Shack Sr. is the host.
n Rising Star M.B. Church will have a musical celebration honoring first lady Vickie Lewis at 5 p.m. June 27. Guests will be The Golden Echoes, Converted Voices, Harold Turrentine and other. A pastor’s appreciation program will be at 3 p.m. June 28. The speaker will be the Rev. Cordell Phillips.
n Parkers Chapel Baptist Church, seven miles east of Baldwyn, will have a gospel singing at 7 p.m. June 27 featuring Free Spirit.
n Friendship CME Church of Dorsey will have a gospel singing at 3 p.m. June 28 featuring Melvin Pinson amp& Rejoice. Patrick Head Sr. is the host pastor.
n The Stewardess Board of Bethel CME Church in Guntown will host a gospel singing at 5 p.m. June 28. Special guests will be The Converted Voices, along with other gospel groups and choirs. The Rev. Jeffrey Freeman is the host pastor.
n Danville CME Church of Biggersville will have a gospel singing at 7 p.m. June 28 featuring Rejoice of Tupelo.
n The Kingsmen Quartet of Asheville, N.C., will be in concert at 7 p.m. June 28 at Valley Grove Baptist Church. Admission is free; donations will be accepted. Bro. Jason Clouse is the host pastor.
n The Masters Quartet will be in concert at 6 p.m. July 5 at Concord Baptist Church in Booneville for the Independence Day celebration.
FUNDRAISERS AND BENEFITS
n People’s Community Baptist Church will have a youth fundraiser from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. Events include community clothes closet, bake sale, car wash and fish plates. All donations will assist the youth ministry and building fund activity. The Rev. Robert Jamison is the host pastor.
n St. Paul United Methodist Church will have a fish fry and barbecue from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 27 on the Christian Life Center parking lot. The menu includes catfish and whiting, barbecue plates and sandwiches. For deliveries, call (662) 610-9288. The Rev. Jimmy Barnes is the host pastor.
n Antioch M.B. Church of Blue Mountain will have a benefit program for Sis. Linda Spight at 6 p.m. June 27. Guests include the Poplar-Saltillo Mass Choir, Red Oak Choir, Mud Creek Choir, Beaver Dam Choir, Antioch Choir, Rev. Richard Wade, Bro. Geno Jones and choir, the Fifth Sunday Singers and others. The Rev. H.G. Evans is the host pastor.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
n Poplar Springs CME Church will have a one-day Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today for ages preschool to adults. The theme is “Boomerang Express: It All Comes Back to Jesus.” The church bus will begin pickups at 8 a.m. Breakfast and lunch will be served. The host pastors are the Rev. Dr. Clementine Mays and the Rev. Willie Mays Sr.
n Spring Hill M.B. Church of Tupelo will have Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. The Rev. Gary Long Sr. is the host pastor.
n Mud Creek M.B. Church will have Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. The Rev. H.B. Sadler is the host pastor.
n Friendship CME Church of Dorsey will have Vacation Bible School for all ages at 6:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. The theme is “On the Move From Place to Place.”
n People’s Community Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School at 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The theme is “The Jesus Chronicles – A Life Changing Encounter with Jesus.” Classes will be for pre-school, elementary, junior/high school, young adults and adults. The Rev. Robert Jamison is the host pastor.
n Palmetto CME Church will have Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The Rev. Leo M. Wright is the host pastor.
n Living Waters Community Church will have Vacation Bible School from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
n Sandhill M.B. Church of Baldwyn will have Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. The theme is “On the Move God’s Grace From Place to Place.” The Rev. Danny Ramsey is the host pastor.
n Mt. Olive Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 27. Supper will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and lunch will be at noon on Saturday. A family picnic will be at 4 p.m. on Saturday.
n Crossroad M.B. Church of Aberdeen will have Vacation Bible School from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 27. The Rev. William Andrews is the host pastor.
n New Providence M.B. Church of Tupelo will have Vacation Bible School from 6 to 7:30 p.m. June 29-July 2. The theme is “Back to Basics.” The Rev. Elston Charles Kemp is the host pastor.
n Concord Baptist Church in Booneville will have Vacation Bible School from 6 to 9 p.m. July 7-11. The theme is “Boomerang Express: It All Comes Back to Jesus.” Classes are for children through sixth grade. Preregistration will be at 9 a.m. June 27.
n Burntfields Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 20-24.
FATHER’S DAY
n Chandlers Temple CME Church will have a pre-Father’s Day program at 6 p.m. today. The Rev. Charles Young is the host pastor.
n Poplar CME Church of Saltillo will have a special Father’s Day worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday. The speaker will be Minister Robert Guyton of Bethel CME Church in Guntown. Elder Lawrence McKinzie is the host pastor.
n New Lebanon M.B. Church will observe Father’s Day during the morning worship at 10:15 a.m. Sunday. Billy D. Rainey is the host pastor.
n People’s Community Baptist Church will celebrate Father’s Day during the 10:30 a.m. worship on Sunday. The Rev. Robert Jamison is the host pastor.
n Ebernezer M.B. Church of Guntown, along with Trinity Church, will have a combined Father’s Day program at 11 a.m. Sunday at Ebernezer. The Rev. Tommy L. Ratliff is the host pastor.
n Palestine United Methodist Church of Nettleton will celebrate Father’s Day during the 11 a.m. worship on Sunday. The ladies of the church will entertain the men after worship, and the Gospel Choir will sing. The Rev. Chris Diggs is the host pastor.
OTHER EVENTS
n The Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Tupelo meets at 11 a.m. each Sunday at Temple B’nai Israel at 1301 Marshall Street in Tupelo. On Sunday, the Rev. Doak Mansfield will discuss “Heaven and Other Ideas About a Hereafter.” On June 28, Stewart Guernsey will discuss “Seeking a Spiritual Path for a New Millennium.” On July 5, the speaker will be Betsy Chesnutt. Her topic will be “Faith and Quantum Physics.” On Aug. 2 the speaker will be Linda Foshee, lay minister from the congregation in Ellisville. Visit the website at www.uutupelo.org for directions and for more information.
n Pontotoc Second Baptist Church will have a prayer breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Sunday. The speaker will be Bro. Derrick Morrison. Music will be by Sis. Denise Morrison and others. Bro. Charles Hall is the interim pastor.
n Old Path Missionary Baptist Church of Belmont will celebrate homecoming at 1:30 p.m. June 21. Guest singers will be Saving Grace. Bro. Keith L. Hood is the host pastor.
n New Temple Missionary Baptist Church will observe Children’s Day at 3 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. S.E. Banks is the host pastor.
n New Birth Ministries International of Tupelo will celebrate the church’s third anniversary on June 25, 26 and 28. Speakers will be Pastor Willie Wilson of New Life Community Deliverance Outreach at 7 p.m. June 25; Pastor Ryan French of Mt. Zion M.B. Church of Hamilton at 7 p.m. June 26; and Pastor Tony Hereford of Living Words amp& Praise Ministry of Tupelo at 4 p.m. June 28. The June 28 service will be at the Charles Bouldin Center on Eason Boulevard. The Rev. Patricia McAlister is the host pastor.
n Mt. Moriah Holiness Church of Guntown will have a foreign missions program on June 26. The speaker will be Elder Rendell Hill and the Faith Tabernacle church family and choir. Singing will be by the Mt. Moriah Choir and Faith Tabernacle Choir. Elder James Robinson is the host pastor.
n Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church of the Okolona-Aberdeen area will have a Pew Rally and Family and Friends Day concert at 6 p.m. June 27. The theme is “All Together On One Accord.” J.A. Word will be the program narrator, and Wendell Wright will be the master of ceremonies. Singing will be by area groups, choirs and soloists. Rev. Steven Owens and Rev. L. Fitzpatrick are the host pastors.
n Faith Tabernacle Full Gospel will have a fellowship service at 7:15 p.m. June 27. The speaker will be Michael Goins of Shammah Church of God in Christ, accompanied by his church choir. Rendell Hill is the host pastor.
n New Lebanon M.B. Church will have a Children/Youth Day program during the 10:15 a.m. worship service on June 28. Billy D. Rainey is the host pastor.
n Faith Bible School of Tupelo will have a “Praising in the Park” service at 10:30 a.m. June 28 in the large pavilion at Tombigbee State Park. There will be worship, food, fellowship, games, prizes and more. Park admission is $3 per car. Pastor Anthony and Dell Hatch are the hosts. Call (662) 871-1838 or (662) 213-8836.
n Center Hill Missionary Baptist Church of Houlka will celebrate homecoming at 2 p.m. June 28. The speaker will be the Rev. Willie Orr, pastor of Mt. Olivet M.B. Church of Aberdeen, accompanied by his church family.
n Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church will observe Men’s Day at 2:30 p.m. June 28. The guests will be Pastor James R. Covington and the Mt. Olivet Missionary Baptist Church of Starkville. All men are asked to wear white. The Rev. W.R. Sims is the host pastor.
* Sandhill M.B. Church of Baldwyn will observe Youth and Children’s Day at 3 p.m. June 28. The speaker will be the Rev. Doug Bogan of Second Baptist Church of Verona, along with the church youth and children’s choir. The Rev. Danny Ramsey is the host pastor.
* New Chapel United Methodist Church in Plantersville will honor their pastor and his wife with Appreciation Day at 3 p.m. June 28. The speaker will be the Rev. Benjamin Wax of St. Peter United Methodist Charge in Aberdeen. The Rev. Glenn Parks is the host pastor.
* Faith Tabernacle Full Gospel will present “50 Men in Black and 100 Women in White” at 3 p.m. June 28. The theme is “An Honorable Men and A Virtuous Woman.” The speakers will be Clyde Rogers of Chapel Grove and Gloria Cox of Macedonia of Houston. Men are asked to donate $25 and women, $10. Rendell Hill is the host pastor.
* Prospect Independent Church (formerly Prospect Baptist Church) of Wheeler will have their first Celebration Gathering at 5 p.m. June 28. Guests will be Shay and Mitche Guess, lead worshipers for New Life Church at Auburn. Bro. Johnny Hamblin is the pastor.
* Highs Chapel CME Church of Shannon will celebrate homecoming during the 11 a.m. worship service on July 5. The speaker will be the Rev. Orel L. Spragin Jr., presiding elder of the Mobile District. The Rev. A.C. Gilbert is the host pastor.
* Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church of Aberdeen will celebrate homecoming at 2:30 p.m. July 5. The theme is “Trouble Don’t Last Always.” The guests will be Pastor Joseph L. Stone Jr. and the Greater Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church of Crawford. The Rev. W.R. Sims is the host pastor.
* New Providence Missionary Baptist Church of Tupelo will celebrate the church’s 77th anniversary at 2:30 p.m. July 12. The speaker will be the Rev. Timothy Daniels of Little Rock M.B. Church of Grenada. The Rev. Elston Charles Kemp is the host pastor.
* Bethel CME Church of Guntown will honor their pastor and his wife, the Rev. and Mrs. Jeffrey Freeman, with an appreciation service at 2 p.m. July 12. The guests will be the Rev. Lawrence McKinzie and the Poplar CME Church of Saltillo.
* Ecru Second Baptist Church will celebrate homecoming at 3 p.m. July 12. The speaker will be the Rev. Marvin McWhorter, pastor of Johnson Chapel M.B. Church of Shannon. The Rev. Terry Baber is the host pastor.

Judy McGhee